Map courtesy of www.theodora.com/maps
this DOES NOT count towards the 10 points maximum -- this is a bonus extra credit assignment.
& write a short summary of the discussion including one or two things you learned or found interesting in the presentations: (1/2 - 1 typed page) -- you may do two of these for up to 5 points each
Watch the 2012 State of the Union speech and discuss the foreign policy section of the speech. What did Obama discuss that related to this classs and what was your reaction to it. Was there anything that surprised you?
**Due by the last week of classes*** View Roesler's discussion of the 2010 Health Care Reform Bill (found on Roesler's Homepage) and list (based on the discussion) the following:
--you may do up to 2 of these for a maximum of 10 points
There is also an extra credit Knowledge Quiz available on Moodle (which we'll go over in the first week of class) which does NOT count towards the 10 points maximum -- However, is MUST be taken within one week of reviewing it in class
Of Empires and Citizens: Pro-American Democracy or No Democracy at All?
featuring Professor Amaney Jamal, Princeton University; 7:30 p.m., Century Room A, Millennium Student Center
US Foreign Policy Links --includes articles on 9/11
Read this exerpt from President G.H.W. Bush's book on why NOT to go to war with Iraq
Clash of Civilizations --Christian Science Monitor discusses Islam and Christianity
Prophet of Hope --England's chief Rabbi discusses how to avoid a Clash of Civilizations
What is Terrorism? -- Do the "You Decide" exercise, looking at all 5 scenarios
Democracy in The Mideast -- CS Monitor
The US & Israel -- CS Monitor gives a history of US involvement in that conflict
UN Resolution 242: Jewish Virtual Library & MidEast Web
Bush, Religion & Foreign Policy
ABC's Interview with soldiers after the attack on Bob Woodruff
Lawrence of Arabia clip -- Also, check out PBS' websites on Islam: Empire of Faith and Lawrence of Arabia
Chomsky on Colonial violence